Drafting and Negotiating Commercial contracts
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In today’s highly competitive and cost-conscious environment, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts is an important part of business activity. Over 85% of business transactions are governed by contracts and hence it is necessary that contracts be aligned with business expectations. It requires legal professionals to be well versed with the drafting techniques and expertise to foresee the risk and have futuristic thinking to handle contracts in the best interest of their organization.

 

VCCircle Training’s upcoming Instructor-led workshop "Drafting and Negotiating Commercial contracts" is focussed to address essential updates on commercial and legal issues surrounding commercial agreements and will help you in improving your negotiating and drafting skills. This training will also equip you with the skills necessary to effectively manage contractual pitfalls and implement dispute management.

 

There will be a detail discussion on cross-border contracts and also dedicated session on identification and mitigation of contractual risks covering case management and Dispute Resolution. Breach and consequences of breach of contracts will be examined in the in light of dispute resolution. The training will provide examples of clauses & its implication with drafting exercises.

 

Why you should attend:

  • Administer commercial contracts to boost your performance and profitability

  • Practical insights into advanced contract drafting

  • Mastering innovative negotiation skills

  • Mapping the risks and measures of mitigation

  • Define performance terms to guarantee effective delivery and minimise costs

  • Avoid common contractual pitfalls

  • Drafting effective Dispute Resolution & Arbitration clauses

  • Practice exercises: Examples of Clauses & its implication with drafting exercises

 

Who should attend:

·         Head Legal

·         General Counsel

·         Legal Manager

·         Company Secretaries

·         Arbitrator & Mediators

·         Corporate Legal Advisor

·         Sales & Marketing Professionals

·         Business Development Manager

·         Head of Contract Administration & Management

·         Procurement & Purchasing Manager

·         Head of Departments - (Finance, Strategies and Other Functions)

09:15AM – 09:30 AM : Registration

 

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM: Opening Remarks / Introduction  

 

09:45 AM - 11:00 AM- Module 1 ( 15 mins Tea Break from 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM)

 

Module 1: Negotiation of Commercial Contracts

  • Planning and conducting contract negotiation

  • Understanding the needs of negotiating parties

  • Deal ya no-deal situations – how to keep the options open.

  • Determining the rights and obligation of parties

  • ‘Win win situation – a myth or a reality?

  • Understand the element effecting negotiation process Vis – Culture, Language & Legal System

11:00 AM - 12:45 PM - Module 2

 

Module 2 : A Hands-on Guide to Drafting Commercial Contracts

  • What is a Commercial Contract -The contract law fundamentals & elements

  • Difference between MOU, letter of Intent, an agreement 

  • Converting MoU, Letter of Intent into a formal Contract

  • Formation of contracts - Techniques in drafting contracts

  • Introductory Provisions including Parties, Recitals, Definitions etc

  • Critical Provisions including Appointment, Conditions Precedent, Consideration, Covenants, Term & Termination, Representations & Warranties & Indemnities

  • General Clauses like Governing Law, Arbitration, Force Majeure, Arbitration etc.

         Sharing some cases on intricacies of:

 

-     General Commercial agreements

-     Joint Venture Agreements

-     Technical Collaboration Agreements

-     Franchise Agreements

 

12:45 PM - 01: PM - Q&A

 

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM - Networking Luncheon

 

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM - Module 3 ( 15 mins Tea Break from 03:15 PM - 03:30 PM)

 

Module 3 - Technique of drafting International Contracts

  • Analyzing the key elements in cross border agreements: What are the terms unique to overseas contracts?           

  • Addressing various jurisdictions issue : Complying with overseas jurisdiction & coinciding with the rule

  • Effective techniques in drafting international commercial contracts

03:30 PM – 04:45 PM - Module 4

 

Module 4 : Dispute Resolution Clauses & Mechanism

  • Understanding & identifying dispute prone areas

  • Possible consequences and the medium of dispute resolution mechanisms

  • Remedies for disputes emerging from contracts

  • ADR provision in contract

  • Litigation Or Arbitration – A comparative Analysis

  • Role of corporate counsel in dispute management

Ashoo Gupta Ashoo Gupta Partner, J. Sagar Associates
 
J L N Murthy J L N Murthy General Counsel, Red Bull India Pvt Ltd.
 
Nitin Potdar Nitin Potdar Partner, J. Sagar Associates
 
Zerick Dastur Zerick Dastur Proprietor, ZD Legal
 

Vivanta by Taj – President

90, GD Somani Road,
Cuffe Parade,
Mumbai - 400005

In case of queries, please email us at training@vccircle.com


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INBA intends to provide the Legal Community with networking opportunities, access to foreign law firms, corporate counsel and Universities, Legal Jobs, Law Books, Health and Insurance Packages and multiple other benefits to its members of the Indian Legal Community.

 

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Standard Fee: INR 15,000 plus 12.36% Service Tax

Early Bird Discount: 20% Discount till 11th  April - i.e. INR 12,000 plus 12.36% (Service Tax)

For more queries speak to Fazal/Raj  on 91-120-4171140 or write at training@vccircle.com 

 

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Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
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Please attach a note with details of the cheque.
Name of the delegate(s), Organization, Designation, Address, Contact No., E-mail ID

 

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For Any Queries: Write to training@vccircle.com or call Fazal / Raj at  0120 - 4171111

 

Refund and Substitution Policy

Full payment must be received in order to process your registration. In case of inability of attending the training/workshop yourself, you may nominate a colleague to take your place; no refund will be entertained. Substitutions within a company are permitted through the conference date. In the event of a cancellation of the conference, VCCircle assumes no liability for non-refundable costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by registrants.

 

* The registration fee does not include any travel, accommodations or other costs incurred by attendees.

* VCCircle reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop